Monday, February 25, 2013

Whole Athlete/Specialized Riders Open 2013 Season with Four Wins!

This weekend marked the opening of the spring season in NICA's NorCal and SoCal Leagues, and Whole Athlete/Specialized riders were at the forefront, earning a total of four wins in eight podium finishes.

Shane Skelton
Shane Skelton patiently biding his time before making the race-winning move in SoCal Varsity.

Kate Courtney
Kate Courtney on her way to her first win of the 2013 season. (Photo: Miles Lim Photography)

Lucas Newcomb
Lucas Newcomb (Drake) corners on his way to a strong 2nd place in Varsity North. (Photo: Miles Lim Photography)

Ben Spurr
A focused Ben Spurr on his way to a podium finish in his first-ever Varsity race. 

SoCal standout Shane Skelton took a convincing win in the Varsity race, timing his attack to perfection, while teammates Jacob Albrecht and Sean Bennett went 1-2 in the NorCal Varsity-south race. Kate Courtney showed that she's ready for the season with a solo victory in the Varsity Girls, while Tyler O'Neal took his second win in two weeks earning the Sophomore honors. Split into two races due to sheer size, the NorCal League Varsity-north also saw Lucas Newcomb and Ben Spurr take 2nd and 4th respectively, while Steffen Andersen hit the podium with a strong 2nd place in JV-south.

Shane Skelton
Shane Skelton takes the SoCal Varsity honors. 

Jacob Albrecht, Sean Bennett
Jacob Albrecht and Sean Bennett go 1-2 in the Varsity race.
Tyler O'Neal
Tyler O'Neal wins his second race in two weeks with his Sophomore victory.

Steffen Andersen
Steffen Andersen with a solid 2nd place in JV south.
Kate Courtney
Kate Courtney on the Varsity top step.

Next stop for the Whole Athlete/Specialized Team is the Mellow Johnny's ProXCT in Austin, TX. Stay tuned for more exciting news!

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